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Nazis 1994

Nazis 1994 (Album Version) 2:35
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
Happiness, Track 1

Nazis 1994 (Single Version) 2:42
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
UK Nazis 1994 7" vinyl, UK Nazis 1994 12" vinyl, UK Nazis 1994 CD single
The Single Version is practically identical to the later Album Version, but if you listen closely to the album, the full ending of Nazis 1994 is cut off abruptly by the next track, Happiness. On the single, you can hear the entire train sound effects at the end lasting for a few extra seconds before fading out.

Nazis 1994 (Radio Mix) 3:27
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
UK Nazis 1994 7" vinyl, UK Nazis 1994 12" vinyl, UK Nazis 1994 CD single, The Lot
A very good mix of the track, with lots of added background elements (synth and guitar). This radio mix has a harder and harsher sound to it. An improvement over the album version.

Nazis 1994 (Kick Mix) 4:27
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
UK Nazis 1994 CD single, The Lot
A dance mix, which seems completely inappropriate for the message of the track. Extra vocals are the only highlight of the track. Avoid this mix.

Nazis 1994 (Makita Mix - Extended) 3:56
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
UK Nazis 1994 12" vinyl, UK Nazis 1994 CD single, The Lot
A very industrial sounding mix with lots of loud guitar. Features some more of the marching and vocals bits that are featured in the Schindler mix.

Nazis 1994 (Schindler's Mix - Extended) 4:23
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
UK Nazis 1994 CD single, The Lot
This track is controversial because it contains clips from a speech by Hitler. The added marching sounds at the opening of the track adds quite a bit of power to the track. There are extra drumming and guitar parts not featured in the album version.

Nazis 1994 (Big Science Mix) 4:03
Written by Roger Taylor, Remixed by Joshua J. Macrae
Appears on:
UK Nazis 1994 12" vinyl, UK Nazis 1994 CD single, The Lot
This is a hugely reworked version of the original track. Lots of extra synths, strings, and background samples give the track a very thick and full sound. Recommended for its slower, deliberate sound.

Nazis 1994 (Banned/Original Version) 2:38
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
UK Happiness promo cassette
Very similar to the final album release. However, this version features different lyrics (e.g. "fucking Nazis"). This version was banned and not released (except from promo copies of the album).

Nazis 1994 (The Lot Album Version) 2:38
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
The Lot
This version of the album cut retains a bit more of the train sound effects at the end, making it longer than the original release, yet still a bit shorter than the full single version.

Happiness

Happiness (Album Version) 3:17
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
Happiness, Track 2

Happiness (Single Version) 3:19
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
UK Happiness 7" vinyl, UK Happiness 12" vinyl, UK Happiness CD single
A single version of the album track. The album version has a very slight portion of the beginning of Revelations segued into the end of the track. The single version is completely stand-alone with a definitive ending.

Happiness (The Lot Album Version) 3:26
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
The Lot
Unlike the original album version, this track doesn't segue into Revelation the same way (or, really, at all). Just where you expect Revelation to come in, the music keeps going with echoing guitars for an extended fade-out. There's also a mastering error, so the end of the fade-out appears at the start of the next track (Revelation). It's very cool to hear the extra music and effects, though unfortunate for the mastering error, as it's not quite a proper stand-alone version.

Happiness (Live At Truro Townhall Dec. 2, 1994) 3:20
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
The Lot
The DVD that comes with The Lot boxset features a few nice live performances from Roger Taylor. Included is this performance of Happiness from Roger's hometown of Truro.

Revelations

Revelations (Album Version) 3:44
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
Happiness, Track 3

Revelations (The Lot Album Version) 3:52
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
The Lot
Starting here with the last few seconds of Happiness (a mastering error of the previous track), this version doesn't have the segue from that track as it does on the original album, so here the song starts by itself, with the helicopter, adding about 7 more seconds and creating a moody intro.

Touch The Sky

Touch The Sky (Album Version) 5:04
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
Happiness, Track 4

Foreign Sand

Foreign Sand (Album Version) 6:53
Written by Roger Taylor/Yoshiki
Appears on:
Happiness, Track 5

Foreign Sand (Single Version) 4:35
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
UK Foreign Sand 7" vinyl, UK Foreign Sand 12" vinyl, UK Foreign Sand CD single, The Lot
A heavily edited single version that still works very well. The single edit is a little punchier and not as easy going as the album version. The reduced running time and the shorter beginning makes it much more accessible.

Foreign Sand (Video Version) 5:04
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
The Lot
The audio for the video version of Foreign Sand is essentially the Single Edit with an longer ending. The extended ending has a lyric structure that is a hybrid of the album and single edits. The ending lyric structure is:
even though you stand
here you stand
on foreign sand
ain't it grand
here we stand
on foreign sand
together we stand
on foreign sand

Freedom Train

Freedom Train (Album Version) 6:12
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
Happiness, Track 6

Freedom Train (Queen Demo Version)
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
Unreleased
This Roger solo track had its beginnings in the Innuendo sessions. Little is known of the differences/similarities between the Queen version and the final Roger Taylor solo version.

'You Had To Be There'

'You Had To Be There' (Album Version) 2:55
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
Happiness, Track 7

The Key

The Key (Album Version) 4:25
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
Happiness, Track 8

Everbody Hurts Sometime

Everybody Hurts Sometime (Album Version) 2:52
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
Happiness, Track 9

Everybody Hurts Sometime (The Lot Album Version) 3:03
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
The Lot
On The Lot edition of the album, instead of fading out at the end of the song, the synth strings sustain for a good 10 more seconds and the effect is actually very moving, adding a lot to the track.

Everybody Hurts Sometime (Live At Shepherd's Bush Empire) 4:00
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
UK Happiness 12" vinyl
Recorded live at Sheppards's Bush to promote the album and the upcoming live tour. This version comes across a little more sparce than the album version. Track ends with a guitar run and a typical big Queen ending.

Everybody Hurts Sometime (Live At Shepherd's Bush Empire - The Lot Version) 4:03
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
The Lot
This version varies ever so slightly from the one on the 12" Happiness vinyl single. The crowd noise begins and ends at a slightly different point.

Everybody Hurts Sometime (Live At Truro Townhall Dec. 2, 1994) 3:56
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
The Lot
The DVD that comes with The Lot boxset features a few nice live performances from Roger Taylor. Included is this performance of Everybody Hurts Sometime from Roger's hometown of Truro.

Loneliness...

Loneliness... (Album Version) 2:25
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
Happiness, Track 10

Dear Mr. Murdoch

Dear Mr. Murdoch (Album Version) 4:19
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
Happiness, Track 11

Dear Mr. Murdoch (Promo Version) 4:27
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
Japan Happiness 13 track promo CD
A slightly different version with a unique mix and a lyric change. The ending is longer with some extra keyboards. Not a whole lot different from the album mix.

Dear Mr. Murdoch (2011 Version) 3:17
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
UK Dear Mr. Murdoch iTunes Download, The Lot
A very timely and interesting mix of Roger's 1994 track. This new version is similar to some of the stripped back mixes on the Queen 2011 Bonus EP versions, such as I'm In Love With My Car. The lead vocal now has no effects layed onto it; acoustic guitar and piano round out the instrumentation. The lyrics are based more off of the promo version, though some are omitted. This is an enjoyable alternative to the album version.

Dear Mr. Murdoch (The Lot Album Version) 4:28
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
The Lot
This track is given a slightly longer ending, with a bit more solo horn playing. This additional bit can also be heard at the end of the Promo Version, too. It is a small addition, but very nice.

Old Friends

Old Friends (Album Version) 3:33
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
Happiness, Track 12

Old Friends (Live At Shepherd's Bush Empire) 3:09
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
UK Happiness 12" vinyl
Recorded live at Sheppards's Bush and similar to the album version. The crowd seems to be into this track and you can tell Roger is enjoying performing it. Recommended.

Old Friends (Live At Shepherd's Bush Empire - The Lot Version) 3:18
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
The Lot
The 2013 remaster of this great live performance is featured on the Roger Taylor boxset, The Lot. This version features roughly 9 extra seconds of crowd noise at the beginning.

Old Friends (Live At The Gosport Festival July 28, 1994) 3:10
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
The Lot
The DVD that comes with The Lot boxset features a few nice live performances from Roger Taylor. Included is this performance of Old Friends from The Gosport Festival.

Final Destination

Final Destination (with Yoshiki) 5:31
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
UK Foreign Sand 12" vinyl, UK Foreign Sand CD single, Japanese Happiness 13 track promo CD, The Lot
A re-recording of a Cross track, featuring Yoshiki. This is very different to the Cross version. Instrumentation and tempo is completely different. I prefer the Cross version, but this is a good version too.

I Want To Break Free (Live)

I Want To Break Free (Live At Shepherd's Bush Empire) 4:10
Written by John Deacon
Appears on:
UK Happiness CD single
Recorded live at Sheppards's Bush. A very neat live version and slightly odd to hear Roger singing it. The crowd is into it. Recommended just for the curiousity of hearing Roger on lead vocals.

Ride The Wild Wind (Live)

Ride The Wild Wind (Live At Shepherd's Bush Empire) 5:25
Written by Queen
Appears on:
UK Happiness 7" vinyl
Recorded live at Sheppards's Bush. Ride The Wild Wind is credited to Queen, but the song was penned by Roger. Roger does a nice job on vocals and it works well as a live version. The car sound effects remain and there are some extra keyboard bits.